Standard RA9 search logic is mandated by the UCC Statute and locates exact matches excluding noise words and abbreviations as provided below.
Non-Standard RA9 is an additional tool we provide to help searchers find UCC filings by locating name variations such as: starting with, sounds like, etc.
Noise Words indicate the existence or nature of an entiy and are ignored in a UCC search. The North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State adopted the International Association of Commercial Administrators' (IACA’s) list of Ending Noise Words pursuant to Administrative rule 18 NCAC 05B .0503(4). To see a list of these words and abbreviations click here.